Hosted by CBS 3’s Marc Howard and Alycia Lane, this one-of-a kind outdoor display of classic antique and modern luxury motor cars at the Philadelphia Museum of Art will feature the exclusive Philadelphia area debut of the 2007 Jaguar XK.
Highlighted by private tours of the museum’s exclusive Andrew Wyeth exhibit for invited guests, all proceeds will benefit the United Cerebral Palsy. Dr. Frederick Simeone, Philadelphia area neurosurgeon, philanthropist and renowned classic car collector, will be presented with
the UCP "Honoree of the Year" Award.
Ralph Lauren’s 1957 Jaguar XK-SS is not only featured in the show but is the subject of this year’s complimentary original art print by Michael Furman, internationally renowned automotive photographer. He will also be available to sign his original art prints as gifts to the guests and provide CDs containing his high-resolution photography of many of the classic cars on display that night.
Available for interviews will be:
John Kapsis, Jaguar Market Manager, to speak about the all-new 2007 Jaguar XK, the first of a new generation of beautiful, fast cars; and Chuck Blessed, Land Rover Regional Manager to review the class-leading 2006 Range Rover Sport Supercharged, the newly refined 2006 Range Rover and the award-winning LR3 from Land Rover.
Senior Vice President of UBS Financial Services, Philadelphia and event Co-Chairmen, Robert Hall, Senior Vice President and Branch Manager, also of UBS Philadelphia, and Michael Smyth, President of The Great Britains Automotive Group, to discuss highlights of the show they pioneered and host — the first outdoor classic car show at a major U.S. museum.
Michael G. Tillson III, Founder and Chairman of the Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance, who can discuss the business and art of restoring vintage cars, and the owners of more than 30 classic motor cars on display from all over the country, including a 1911 Rauch & Lang Electric (Thomas
Edison’s personal car) and 5 Jaguars.
Willa Kravitz, United Cerebral Palsy Director of Development for the Philadelphia area, who can discuss the expansion of their workshop for the disabled, which is expected to provide work for many people with disabilities in addition to their current stable of day care, therapy and
social services.

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